U.S. Coast Guard
Tower Height: 35
Height of Focal Plane: 44
Description of Tower: White cylindrical tower with red lantern on roof of fog signal building.
This light is operational
1901 integral fog signal building, 1874 keeper's house onshore.
Date Established: 1874
Date Present Tower Built: 1901
Date Automated: 1976
Optics: 1901: Fourth order Fresnel lens.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
This lighthouse is easily accessible on foot at the end of the Duluth's South Breakwater (on the north side of the harbor entrance) near the Aerial Lift Bridge.